Emmett Roy Kast, 73, of Goldbond, departed this life Tuesday evening, September 7, 2010 at his home in the care of his family and hospice. Born at Kerns, now Goldbond, on September 23, 1936, he was a son of the late James David and Virginia Jannie Kast, and step-son of the late Grace Kast. He was a veteran of the U S Marine Corps and served two tours of duty in Viet Nam, worked in Monroe County on a dairy farm before starting his own fencing business. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Virginia D. Kast, an infant son, his brothers Alfred, Donald, Harold, and Howard Kast and “The Most Precious Lady In My Life” Shirley D. Kast.
He leaves to cherish his memory “My Special Daughter” and caregiver Pamela Kast; his brother Lacy Cody Kast and his wife Jeanette of Gap Mills, WV; his sisters Gladys Wood of Lindside, WV, Gladolia Dolinger of Pembroke, Ivy Eanes of Chrisitansburg, Rowena Harvey of Willow Bend, WV, Ellen Davis of Rock, WV, Wanda School of Lancaster, Ohio; “My Special Brother” Clate Dolinger of Pembroke; “My Loving Neice” Kathy Montgomery and her devoted husband Doug of Ripplemead; his nephew Buddy Kast of Narrows; “My Sweet Girls” Mary, Rachel, Angie, and Brittany; “My Most Cherished Grandbabies” Dakota, Shaye, Brogan, Gavin, Summer, Christopher, and Rylie; and several beloved nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with burial following in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 6 to 8 PM. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.